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System Performance Engineer

System Performance Engineer

Job title: System Performance Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Start date: 2022-01-11
Reference: BH-17354
Contact name: Neil Tovey
Contact email:
Published: 15 days ago

Job description

Your experience of system modelling will help you to support a leading missile system performance group on a range of challenging technical activities to ensure successful delivery of key contractual milestones for both UK and International customers. As a System Performance Engineer, you will perform modelling and support tasks.


You will have the opportunity to work for a leading multi-national Defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.


About the job:


Our client currently requires the services of a System Performance Engineer. The role will include;

    • Conducting System Performance modelling and support tasks, e.g. performance modelling, missile firing trials support, algorithm assessments, in-theatre support to operations, scoping and analysis of hardware-in-the-loop testing, to deliver key contractual milestones or wider programme activities.
    • Work within the Group and other SMEs to understand system behaviours.
    • Generate internal and external technical reports that suitably summarise assessment activities.
    • Task reporting to senior management, e.g., Group Lead and Chief Systems Engineer, and external customers.

About you:

As a System Performance Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

    • Previous experience or an understanding of system modelling.
    • Strong data analysis and technical report writing skills.
    • Ability to work as part of a team, and engage and influence others (internal/external).
    • Experience of Matlab/Simulink is desirable.

System Performance Engineer


Up to £32,000 - £38,000



Keywords: Systems Engineer, System performance, Weapons System, Missile System, Design, Requirements, Matlab/Simulink, system modelling, Defence.


Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. 


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, to SC level.


This is a permanent position.